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Luke BICE

ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAuctioneer
AddressInverell, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinSister, Mrs H. McArdle, 'Togwold', Spit Road, Mosman, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 20 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 23 September 1916
Other details

Parents: Zacchaeus and Barbara (nee Munro) BICE.

Served in South Africa.

War service: Gallipoli (wounded), Egypt, Palestine, Syria; invalided home.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

A fine horseman and sportsman. Partner and later sole owner of the stock and station firm, Sirton & Bice, Inverell, New South Wales. In 1917 he married Catherine Sinclair, daughter of John Sinclair of Waterloo station, Inverell. She survived him.

Miscellaneous detailsName spelled Luike BICE on Embarkation Roll.
Date of death17 June 1959
Age at death84
Sources'Pastoral Review', 17 July 1959

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